Caius Gabriel Cibber
Person Male Born 1630 Died 1700
Sculptor. Born Denmark. Came to England in about 1655 and arrived in London by 1660. Also carved the amazing statues of Melancholy and Raving Madness that used to adorn the entrance gates of Bethlem (Bedlam) Hospital (when it was at Moorfields) and can now be seen in a small museum in Kent at the Bethlem Royal Hospital. Father of writer Colley Cibber. Died London, buried in the Danish church, Wellclose Square, which he had designed, but that was demolished in 1870.